YRC Freight Upgrades Three Terminals to Full Distribution Center Status

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| Source: YRC Worldwide Inc.

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Aug. 19, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- YRC Freight announced today that it has upgraded three terminals to full Distribution Center status in order to increase network capacity for customers. The newly designated Distribution Centers will be located in Memphis, TN; Houston, TX; and Seattle, WA. These strategically placed additions to YRC Freight's national network will create new efficiencies, deliver improved customer service.

"Bringing these Distribution Centers online will give us added capabilities to meet the continued confidence our customers are showing in YRC Freight," said Darren Hawkins, president of YRC Freight. "We are committed to growing our company for long-term success and we know that ultimately this comes from providing customers with reliable and continuously improving service."

About YRC Freight

YRC Freight, a leading transporter of industrial, commercial and retail goods, specializes in less-than-truckload (LTL) shipping solutions for businesses. Based in Overland Park, Kan., YRC Freight provides comprehensive North American coverage and offers a broad portfolio of LTL services to bring flexibility and reliability to customers' supply chains. For more information, visit www.yrcfreight.com.

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About YRC Worldwide

YRC Worldwide Inc. (Nasdaq:YRCW), headquartered in Overland Park, Kan., is the holding company for a portfolio of successful companies including YRC Freight, YRC Reimer, Holland, Reddaway, and New Penn. YRC Worldwide has one of the largest, most comprehensive less-than-truckload (LTL) networks in North America with local, regional, national and international capabilities. Through its team of experienced service professionals, YRC Worldwide offers industry-leading expertise in heavyweight shipments and flexible supply chain solutions, ensuring customers can ship industrial, commercial and retail goods with confidence. Please visit www.yrcw.com for more information.

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